Workplace Bullying: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 2)

March 10, 2015

Resuming Workplace Bullying: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 1), here, we will continue presenting some essential facts to know about this prominent issue.

Workplace Bullying: More Important Info

Fact 3 – Workplace bullying can have some seriously negative effects on victims.

Workplace bullying can be damaging on an individual and corporate level. Here’s how. Contact us if you’ve been hurt at work. We can help you with your financial recovery.

Workplace bullying can be damaging on an individual and corporate level. Here’s how. Contact us if you’ve been hurt at work. We can help you with your financial recovery.

For those who may still think that workplace bullying is a non-issue, taking a look at the potential impacts of it may change their minds. In fact, as research has shown, when people are targeted by workplace bullying, they can end up developing a range of physical and mental issues, only some of which may include:

  • Increased anxiety
  • Ulcers and digestive problems
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Sleeping difficulties that could lead to insomnia
  • Depression and lower self-esteem
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (which can arise in more extreme cases of workplace bullying)
  • Other stress-related illnesses.

Fact 4 – Workplace bullying can have some serious impacts on companies.

Given that workplace bullying can cause victims to develop significant health complications, it may not be such a big surprise to learn that workplace bullying can create some bigger problems for businesses also. In fact, when workplace bullying impacts a given company, that business can end up experiencing:

  • Decreased productivity, as the victims of workplace bullying may end up missing more work due to stress-related health problems and the bullies themselves are more focused on intimidating a coworker, rather than doing their work
  • Higher rates of employee turnover, as people will typically not want to continue working for companies where they’ve been bullied, and this can end up costing companies a lot of money in the long run
  • Problems hiring new workers, which can occur if a company becomes known for workplace bullying.

All of this can end up meaning less profits for companies that don’t effectively prevent and/or address workplace bullying when it arises.

For some additional important info about workplace bullying, be sure to read the conclusion to this blog series. It will be published soon!

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